National Distance Learning Week, November 11-15, 2013
Sponsored by the United States Distance Learning Association, National Distance Learning Week (NDLW) seeks to promote and celebrate the tremendous growth and accomplishments occurring today in distance learning programs offered by schools, businesses, and governmental departments.
In support of distance education pedagogies, take note of the following resources available to faculty, staff, and administrators at SU:
Conferences and Webinars
United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) Webinars: A series of free webinars is available from the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA). In addition, USDLA has made their archived 2008-2010 NDLW webinars available free of charge. The full list of webinars and registration is available at http://www.usdla.org/index.php?cid=115.
Maryland Distance Learning Association (MDLA) Webinar: Techniques for Fostering Engaging E-Learning with Articulate Storyline, April 24, 3:00-4:00 pm, free of charge. For more information and registration go to http://www.marylanddla.org/events.htm#wiredwednesday.
Instructional Technology Council (ITC) Webinar: For information and registration go to http://www.itcnetwork.org/webinars.html.
PA/DE/NJ Distance Learning Association: For more information and registration go to http://www.padla.org/.
Shippensburg University's Instructional Design and Development Services (IDDS)- View the IDDS website for information on workshops, D2L, and one-on-one support.
PASSHE Copyright Course – This resource is available via secure login using your SU email and password.
PASSHE Online Teaching Resources – This list of just-in-time resources for distance education is available via secure login, using your SU email and password.
Interregional Guidelines for the Evaluation of Distance Education (Online Learning)- new guidelines from the Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Quality Scorecard for the Administration of Online Programs: A Work in Progress - Sloan-C Consortium
Best Practice Strategies to Promote Academic Integrity in Online Education, WCET, ITC, and UT-Telecampus, June 2009
The Horizon Report, 2012 Edition - A collaboration between the New Media consortium and the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative.
The Horizon Report, 2011 Edition - A collaboration between the New Media consortium and the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative.
Class Differences: Online Education in the United States 2010 - 8th annual Sloan-C Consortium survey of online education
Evaluation of Evidence-Based Practices in Online Learning: A Meta-Analysis and Review of Online Learning Studies, US Department of Education, September 2010
Years of Research on the Academic Performance Differences Between Traditional and Distance Learning: Summative Meta-Analysis and Trend Examination, M. Shachar & Y. Neumann, MERLOT Journal of Online Learning and Teaching Vol. 6, No. 2, June 2010
Evidence of Quality in Distance Education Programs Drawn from Interviews with the Accreditation Community, US Dept of Education, March 2006
Online Learning as a Strategic Asset - Volume I: A Resource for Campus Leaders - Association of Public and Land Grant Universities, Aug 2009
Online Learning as a Strategic Asset - Volume II: The Paradox of Faculty Voices. Views and Experiences with Online Learning - Association of Public and Land Grant Universities, Aug 2009
2010 Managing Online Education Survey, WCET and Campus Computing Project, 2010
Learning on Demand: Online Education in the United States in 2009 – I.E. Allen and J. Seaman, Babson Survey Research Group and The Sloan Consortium
ECAR Study of Undergraduate Students and Information Technology, 2010 - S.D. Smith and J.B. Caruso, EDUCAUSE Center for Applied Research
Trends in e-Learning: Tracking the Impact of e-Learning at Community Colleges – The Instructional Technology Council, March 2012